Social media for small business

Date : 2015-09-17 11:32:53










How can Adelaide business owners successfully navigate the world of online reviews and social media? Who is using social media and review sites like Yelp and what motivates them to write reviews? Which free tools are available to business owners to connect with consumers on these platforms?

Join us for an interactive discussion at Belgian Beer Cafe as Yelp’s Manager for Local Business Outreach Nick Lembo and Hootsuite Ambassador James Byrne cover these questions and more. James and Nick will talk about what social media looks like for small businesses in 2015 and discuss how to:

  • Easily manage your business’ social media presence across multiple channels

  • Claim your free Yelp Business Page and make sure it stands out from the crowd

  • Use Yelp's free tools for business owners to connect with customers, attract new ones, and respond to reviews

RSVP today to reserve your seat at this free presentation on Tuesday 6 October. Space is limited so get in early to guarantee your spot. You will learn how to effectively manage your online reputation and more. There will also be the opportunity to ask the panel questions and network with fellow local business owners.

Following the panel and Q&A, there will be a networking hour with beer, wine and snacks.

About Yelp

Yelp is an app and website that connects people with great local businesses. Hundreds of millions of people across the globe use Yelp every month to search for products or services. Yelpers have written over 83 million reviews of local businesses - from restaurants to bricklayers, accountants, dog groomers and everything in between. Business owners can access free tools on Yelp by claiming their page for free.

About Hootsuite

Hootsuite is the world’s most widely used social media relationship platform. More than 10 million users, including 744 of the Fortune 1000 companies, trust Hootsuite to manage their social media programs across multiple social networks from one integrated dashboard.



About Our Speakers


Nicholas Lembo - Manager of Local Business Outreach, Yelp

Nick Lembo is Yelp's Manager of Business Outreach. He works with a wide variety of business owners across Australia and New Zealand to help them navigate the world of online reviews. He regularly speaks at informational sessions and writes extensively about how business owners can use Yelp’s free tools to reach consumers online and grow their business.

 Prior to joining Yelp in 2014, Nick worked in consulting as a communications and corporate affairs adviser to companies across Asia Pacific. He is American by birth, Melburnian by nature and a Hawks supporter by (proud) choice.

James Byrne - Hootsuite Ambassador 

James is a Hootsuite Ambassador and social media expert from Adelaide. James is a passionate and enthusiastic digital communicator with a diverse background in social media management and online content strategy.

Have questions about Social Media for Small Business with Yelp and Hootsuite? Contact Yelp ANZ